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back on earth this morning. we're taking a look at his nearly year-long mission in space. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. brr... it is cold this morning... temps are in the single digits and teens and have even dropped below zero in some places! wind chills are mainly in the single digits either side of zero this morning with mainly light winds... one of the reasons we are so cold.
skies over new snow (in the north). we will have clouds track in this afternoon and snow track in tonight. a stray snow shower can track through this afternoon. highs will stay below normal today but it gets warm this weekend. i'll have more coming up in a few decision 20-16 coverage... new numbers coming in overnight -- as super tuesday voting wraps up. hillary clinton and donald trump are the clear winners. but they each face competition from within their own parties. tracie "we're going to go to florida." with both looking ahead after sweeping super tuesday.
including texas, where trump wants to build going to break down barriers." "it is good to be home!" and his home state, vermont. "it means so much to me, that the people who know me best almost everything else. he's vowing to steal florida from marco rubio in two one person and that is hillary and as of this morning alaska - he's begging everyone else to drop out now "that is the only way to beat donald trump." but marco rubio - who only carried minnesota - says he's going nowhere: "i will campaign as long as it takes and wherever it takes to ensure that i am the next president of the united states." quite ready to call "checkmate." especially john kasich. he picked up some delegates and he's holding out for the big prize...his home state - winner-take-all ohio in two weeks.
record for super tuesday turnout. two people are injured... and some animals are killed in a barn fire one of the owners is still in shock over how the fire started. kwwl's amanda gilbert caught up with her to hear what happened in new hartford over the weekend. good morning amanda. days after this barn fire... hay continues to smoulder in new hartford..... i spoke with the barn's owner myna lasbrook.... she says this all started early sunday morning.. she noticed smoke coming out of the back of the barn.... she says she immediately ran to get her animals out of the barn near
had hit the barn with their "i was scared... you know i was so fearful of my animals. i didn't want them to get hurt..." and the crazy thing about this traveled... their car drove through a fence... through the pasture... and then into the side of the barn.. lasbrook lost her miniature donkey bingo and some of her barn cats... she says she is thankful though that the two men were not killed in the crash and that no one else we've got you covered live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. k-w-w-l checked with bulter country sheriff to see how the two men who crashed are doing or if any charges have been filed... we have not heard back from them yet. several buildings in one area community vandalized -- and police are still trying to track
town were at the state wrestling tournament when the vandalism happened in lisbon. a school, a body shop, and a bank were all vandalized... "it's dissapointing anytime you have somebody that in was as part of that vandalism is lisbon who are very excited and proud of their school." the principal says they plan to use this as an opportuity to clean the school up and make it look even better. an iowa man pleads guilty to murdering his girlfriend. shaun hogan agreed to a plea deal of second degree murder in the death of... his girlfriend, crystal gaffney. hogan admitting stabbing gaffney after her body was found in linn county in 2014. he'll be sentenced in may. a grand jury report reveals two roman catholic priests helped cover up sexual abuse. it involved of hundreds of children by more than 50 priests, over a 40-year period. the report points to catholic priests
about the gospel, getting children drunk and even hypnotizing them to then sexually abuse them. the state attorney general's office says some of the "they were thrust into an adult world that is unimaginable. they weren't out playing baseball. they were trying to avoid priests." however, too many years have passed under the law to bring the charges. two people are dead after a car crashed into a restaurant in massachusetts. seven people were sent the hospital, and at least three are in serious or critical condition. firefighters are saying the driver of the car survived. crews are on site trying to figure out how it all happened. in florida, a car smashes into a sushi restaurant. the driver went flying through the front doors. the manager says the driver had just finished eating before he went out to his car. police say the driver simply made a mistake. thankfully, no one was hurt. authorities are needed because
including a rollover in fayette county. sheriff's deputies say both cars were go north when they lost control. one car rolled on its side. no injuries were reported. antother crash -- not necessarily weather-related -- involving a semi and a train in nashua. you can see some of the damage here. the semi driver and the conductor of the train were both taken to the hopsital with minor injuries. and another semi was sliced in half after it was hit by a train - this one in sioux city. the semi was crossing the tracks when a train hit it. no new this morning in the iowa legislature... changing a license plate law could save the state half a million dollars each year. jodi whitworth shows us why car collectors support it... and police officers have their concerns. were kind of entering a new corvette, this is the z06 model but those who do -- buy beautiful cars the front plate is a turn off for car collectors and enthusiasts... most sports cars
come with a front license plate bracket. the license plate would be located at the nose of car, somewhere between the logo to half way through the grill car experts at shottenkirk chevrolet say not only is the attachment aesthetically unpleasing .. it could also ruin the performance of the car members of the house transportation committee proposed a bill to get rid of front plates all together i think the physical characteristics trump the bill say it could make their jobs more difficult... if you take on plate away its 50 tool to aid in criminal to at least get some of the plate, all of the plate - sgt. will have to bridge -- if they state of iowa needs to have their front plate removed but maybe the folks who are the car enthusists... we reach a compromise that way. an issue opposing sides will have to bridge -- if they
their front plate removed but maybe the folks who are the car enthusists... we reach a compromise that way. right now, 19 states don't require a front license plate. the city council in iowa city is not voting on an ordinance yet -- which could uber to the city. the ride sharing service is already in cedar rapids and many other cities in iowa are looking to bring it in as well. the council will discuss the issue again in 3 weeks. iowa lawmakers got a sneak peek at a plan to provide more changes to the medicaid system. republicans want to change the proposed oversight bill. but a democratic senator says the bill is designed to safeguard the more than half a million iowans who use medicaid...plus... encourage payers...
program is destined to harm the very people it was supposed to help. apparently, it was designed by those who know the cost of everything but understand the value of nothing.' governor branstad's plan to privatize medicaid is set to take effect april first the federal government's already pushed that start date back twice. today, the university of iowa is set to announce a new statewide scholarship program. the goal is to help prepare iowa high school students for a the cedar rapids community school district is one of 99 school students will be eligible to participate in this program during its first year. the business school at the university of iowa is expanding. the u-of-i birchwood learning center in davenport is part of the tippie college of business. governor branstad on hand for the dedication. students can take m-b-a classes and other business courses "we also now have the ability with this facility to link these technology allows us to link the
some classes have already started in the new building. all courses will be available in the fall. astronaut scott kelly just returned to earth from space. it was his fourth mission, but this one was special, even by astronaut standards. he took part in groundbreaking research, set a space-travel record, and shared the "scott kelly, back on mother a year on the international space station... ...the longest period of time any american has spent in space. "always bitter sweet when you leave this incredible place" kelly descended into the kazakhstan desert on the soyuz ...along with two russian cosmonauts late a battery of tests on the effects of zero-gravity on the human body... ...and kelly was a unique research subject: his twin brother, astronaut mark kelly, was on earth the whole time... ...allowing scientists to compare how their nearly are different...
spent almost 12 months on the so-called 'final frontier.' scott kelly shared his mission with the world ... ...with thought provoking observations... "the thin valley of the atmosphere on the [unintelligible] of the earth, i wouldn't say it looks unhealthy, fragile." ...and awe-inspiring images of earth's majesty seen from outer-space... shared on social media. that unique beauty - perhaps explaining his somewhat melancholy tone toward the mission's end. "leaving this amazing facility is going to be tough because i don't' think i'll ever see it again." reid binion, kwwl news. kelly is supposed to fly to houston today where he'll be examined by nasa doctors. it's coming up on today in iowa.... no human driver behind the wheel? a new survey says a lot of people are saying no thank you to that.
man's best friend. does that go for robot dogs as well? plenty of clear skies this morning leading to lots of cold temps. but clouds to the west "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather
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light wintry mix is possible thursday afternoon with another round of light rain and snow friday afternoon. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras are looking much better than yesterday morning, but temps are cold... teens in the south, but single digits (and some negative numbers) in the north degrees colder than yesterday morning, with light winds across the state, although they will turn to the south. that will be ahead of the next system that will race through tonight. that could set off some showers this afternoon, but will be mainly tonight. we could see a few stray showers tomorrow and then another system will track in by friday night. the bulk of our snow will be during the overnight hours and will leave behind a trace to 2" of snow with a few 3" amounts possible. some snow showers could track in late this afternoon. highs will be in the
upper 30s with help from a light south wind. trace to 2" of snow tonight with some higher amounts. lows in the 20s and then a few light snow showers tomorrow with a light wintry mix possible in the afternoon, although we shouldn't see much accumulation. highs will climb into the 30s for the afternoon. another round of light rain or snow on friday afternoon, light snow friday night and then warming up. highs will climb to the low 50s on
self-driving cars could be a biis on board with the idea. in fact -- 75 percent of drivers say they would not feel safe in a self driving car -- according to a triple-a survey. however -- 60 percent of people did say they would like some automatic braking or self parking. if you have an aquarium at home and use a top fin power filter
recall you need to be aware of. more than 158- thousand top fin power filters for aquariums are being recalled for a shock hazard. a conductor on the pump motor can electrify the aquarium water. so far, no injuries have been reported. lowering prices on healthy foods could help lower the number deaths from heart attack and stroke. researchers say if you make fruits and vegetables more affordable and hike the price of sugary drinks by 10-percent, it could prevent more than 600-thousand heart attacks and strokes in less than 20 years. with all the emojis available these days, how about one that looks just like you? it could be coming soon. emoji specialists from apple and google have submitted a proposal allowing you to edit emojis. the changes would allow you to customize face emojis to make them look more like you. a dog's reaction after he meets a robot dog has a lot of people laughing.
decide rather to be scared or curious after he meets a robo-dog named spot....made by a company which makes research robots for the military. although the robo-dog is three times his size, that doesn't faze little fido as he tells the wannabe dog to back off. an overwhelming turnout for a farm's request for goat snugglers. there's about a hundred baby goats and they need to be bottle fed four times a day. more than two- thousand volunteers signed up to help the virginia farm. even the state's first lady is helping out! "what more fun way to spend part of who we are in our agriculture economy, but also just a happy thing to be doing." volunteers split the snuggling in shifts while the moms are being milked to make cheese. it's coming up on today
tired, after delivering 17 babies. we're talking about sheepdog puppies. 11 boys and six girls. all are doing well and will go out to farms to protect livestock. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. increasing clouds today with a few snow showers possible this afternoon. snow tonight with a trace to 2", isolated 3" by morning then some light mix possible through thursday afternoon. another chance of light rain/snow on friday afternoon with the weekend looking dry and
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eastern iowa. police have one person in custody. plus -- a super tuesday for trump and clinton. we'll hear from several candidates after the biggest day yet in the race for the white house. and a story this morning --showing us what true friendship is all about. students learning a new language so they can communicate with their friend. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. brr... it is cold this morning... temps are in the single digits and teens and have even dropped below zero in some places! wind chills are mainly in the single digits either side of zero this morning with mainly
winds... one of the reasons we are so cold. the other is that we have clear skies over new snow (in the north). we will have clouds track in this afternoon and snow track in tonight. a stray snow shower can track through this afternoon. highs will stay below normal today but it gets warm this weekend. i'll have more developing overnight: waterloo police investigate a stabbing. they were called to west second street after 11 o'clock last night. officers say tommie johnson was taken to the hospital with stab wounds. he is expected to survive. police say they also took a woman into custody -- and we just learned the charges minutes ago. leslie anderson is charged with willful injury, domestic assault, and possession of crack cocaine police call this a domestic situation -- but did not tell us a big night for donald trump on tuesday.
frontrunner won seven states on super tuesday -- but did not hold a victory rally. instead -- he invited reporters to his estate in palm beach for a news conference. he won primaries massachusetts, virginia, tennessee, alabama, georgia, arkansas and vermont... i'm a unifier, i know people are going to find that a little bit this finished i'm going to go after one person, that's hillary clinton on the assumption she's allowed to run, which is a big that's going to be an easy race. trump called ted cruz to congratulate him on winning texas. cruz also won oklahoma and alaska. senator marco rubio picked up his first victory of the campaign in minnesota. cruz called on those who have not won any states to get out of "america shouldn't have a president whose words would make you embarrassed if your children
on the democratic side -- hillary clinton celebrated several victories. she won seven states -- virginia, tennessee, alabama, georgia, arkansas, texas and even massachusetts -- a state where senator bernie sanders was expected to have a instead of building walls we're going to break down barriers and build ladders of opportunity and empowerment, so every american can live up to his or her potential. senator sanders thanked his supporters at a rally tonight after he won his home state of vermont. he also picked up wins in oklahoma, minnesota and colorado. "as i think all of you know, electing a president, it is about transforming america." clinton now has a big lead over sanders in the number of delegates it will take to clinch
nomination. this morning, we're hearing from iowa senator chuck grassley after his special meeting with president obama. they met with other senate leaders to talk about the supreme court vacancy. grassley chairs the powerful senate committee that holds hearings for nominees. the president plans to nominate someone -- but republicans say they won't vote on it. so what came out of yesterday's get together at the white house? position, mcconnell stated the understanding both from the president as well as from our side that it wasn't a meeting where we were trying to change people's minds. democrats say the president is willing to consider a list of names -- if republicans have one. demonstrators settle in outside the supreme court where today -- justices hear arguments on abortion. today, the court will review a
the focus is whether laws that restrict abortions to promote women's health are truly in the interest of public health. back in iowa -- state lawmakers are taking a hard look at a bill laws. more than 90 business leaders sent lawmakers a letter, asking them to debate and pass it. the bill would give the state the authority to create two growing facilities and give medical cannabis oil to people who need it. iowa lawmakers are looking at a bill that could allow 17-year olds to vote in state primary elections this summer. right now you must be at least 18 to vote. the iowa senate wants to change that. this is how it would work... the primary happens on june seventh. the general election is on november 8th. under the bill approved by the senate... if a person turns 18 june. the bill now goes to the house. later today, a murder trial moved to northeast iowa continues. yesterday, emily fazzino's mother testified. emily was found dead in her home in boone four years ago. her husband is on trial for murder. emily's mother told the
knew about her daughter's addiction to prescription drugs -- months before her death. after she told her mom, she went "we felt like we had been of putting her into an out- patient or in-patient, and it was not her desire. it was not to handle it." alex fazzino claims withdrawal symptoms caused emily to drown in their bathtub -- and that she wasn't murdered. inside the mind of a terrorist. the government is releasing what appears to be osama bin laden's will and personal letters. they were found during the raid on his compound in pakistan, where he was killed. in the documents -- he claimed to have 29-million dollars in sudan. he was also clearly paranoid. he talked about his wife's visit to a dentist -- worried that a tracking chip could've been put in her
a car crashes into a barn.. sending two to the hospital.. and killing a donkey and some barn cats... kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in our newsroom.... she caught up with the lady who owns mina tells me she's still in shock over how this fire started... she saw smoke coming out of the back of her barn early sunday morning... she ran to save her animals... and while outside... that's when she saw what had happened... days after a fire... hay lashbrook says she's still in shock over what happened... "it was about 6:30 and my dogs just went crazy in the house, so smoke coming out of my barn." she then ran to the barn to save the animals trapped inside.. "i was scared.. you know i was so fearful of my animals. i didn't want them to get hurt.." that's when she noticed a man walking near the burning structure.... "his head was bleeding. and he said that he and his nephew had hit the barn with a truck..." the driver had driven through the fence... through the pasture...
. "to see where he came in at and where he ended up, it's just freaky. that is just freaky." that's when the fire started..... "i looked and i was just shocked... the back of the barn... there was just so much lasbrook lost a number of her barn cats and her donkey bingo... "bingo our donkey was just such a cutie pie... just a lovable creature and he must have been right in the way of the truck when it hit the barn." despite this loss... lasbrook says she's thankful the two people in the car that crashed were not killed.... "i mean there are a lot of things to be thankful for because it could have been worse.. it really could have." mina says she concerned because they do have an older horse with arthritis... and they are worried about him staying out in the cold while they
we've got you covered live in the newsroom... amanda news. there are still some unanswered questions with this... k-w-w-l checked with butler county sheriff to see how the men who crashed are doing and if any charges have been filed... we have not hear back from them yet. storms level several homes in the south. a possible tornado tore through alabama last night. trees are down, cars are also damaged. at least four people were hurt. a woman survives 140 mile an hour winds -- holding on for dear life. a hardware store in louisiana was hit by a tornado. one woman was delivering packages from fed ex right when it hit. the surveillance video shows debris flying everywhere. "i just braced myself right here between the coke machine and i wasn't even holding on, it was just to brace myself." that same coke machine later tipped over -- but the woman is
a group of students finds a way to better connect with a friend... and it even involves more inside the library at mark bills school, class begins much like it does in any other classroom--with the pledge of allegiance. but--they're doing things a little differently here--using american sign language to say the pledge. "it's like...it's like they want to be like me." fifth grader, rhemy elsey was born almost completely deaf. a set of cochlear implants help him hear, but he relies heavily on sign languange and his interpretor to communicate. " it's tough for a kid that has an intepretor. following them around all day you know "i wanted to be able to talk to
born. a group of students--who wanted to be able to talk to a friend. "i was thrilled that they were interested and that they wanted to learn some sign language and that they were taking some initiative to be able to communicate more effectively with one of their classmates.") unlike their spanish or french classes--the students say they're finding that there's a lot that goes into learning this language--and things aren't always easy. "sometimes you really want to to just using your hands instead of your mouth to communicate with other people.") but--they have a teacher in their friend showing them--that so much can be said--without saying anything at all. "it's fun to see them walk up to him and you know say 'hey how are you today', it's really
we have much more to get to this morning: including a recall affecting an iowa company. what you need to know about the and they were down big in the second half, but iowa storms snap a losing streak? highlights of a thriller coming up. plenty of clear skies this morning leading to lots of cold temps. but clouds to the west i'll have more coming up. "you're watching kwwl, and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa."
another system will track through late today bringing a chance of light snow to the state this afternoon and tonight. a light wintry mix is possible thursday afternoon with another round of light rain and snow friday afternoon. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras are looking much better than yesterday morning, but temps are cold... teens in the south, but single digits (and some negative numbers) in the north where we saw more snow. cold across the state... all 15 to 25 degrees colder than yesterday morning, with light winds across the state, although they will turn to the south. that will be ahead of the next system that will race through tonight. that could set off some showers this afternoon, but will be mainly tonight. we could see a few stray showers tomorrow and then another system will track in by friday night. the bulk of our snow will be during the
behind a trace to 2" of snow with a few 3" amounts possible. some snow showers could track in late this afternoon. highs will be in the upper 20s to upper 30s with help from a light south wind. trace to 2" of snow tonight with some higher amounts. lows in the 20s and then a few light snow showers tomorrow with a light wintry mix possible in the afternoon, although we shouldn't see much accumulation. highs will climb into the 30s for the afternoon. another round of light rain or snow on friday afternoon, light snow friday night and then warming up. highs will climb to the low 50s on sunday with 60 possible on tuesday... and we could even see thunderstorms
tonight with some higher amounts. lows in the 20s and then a few light snow showers tomorrow with a light wintry mix possible in the afternoon, although we shouldn't see much accumulation. highs will climb into the 30s for the afternoon. another round of light rain or snow on friday sunday with 60 possible on tuesday... and we could even see people all over eastern iowa wanted to switch seats with a teenager from clarksville this week. it's easy to see why. plus -- an automaker is pedaling its way into cycling.
f-d-a and the state of iowa on it. no illnesses have been reported -- but recent tests showed listeria bacteria -- which can cause serious health problems -- especially in young children and women who are pregnant. cyclists listen up: ford plans to make an automatic kickstand. that means cyclists would never have to put their feet down when they stop. it could work like this: if your shoe lace gets tangled -- this hawkeye fans were hoping senior night would end a slump. iowa had lost three in a row coming into last night's game against indiana. the hawks were down 14 in the second half, but battle back. they cut into the lead with good defense. jarrod uthoff with the steal. mike gesell back to the fellow senior uthoff for the layup. iowa down seven. less than five minutes left -- and iowa grabs the lead. peter jok with the layup -- 74-72. carver erupts... but from there, iowa would go cold. and indiana's yogi ferrell would hit
38 seconds left. hoosiers by five. the hawks would have one more shot to tie. down 3 -- jok for 3 -- but he's short -- and indiana wins the big ten regular season title. they knock off iowa 81-78. somewhere, a dry cleaner is smiling thanks to a bad pass at an n-b-a game last night. knicks and the trailblazers. watch the pass go out of bounds -- and that's where things get messy. a fan in the front row loses his beer. it ends up giving him a bath. next time, he might ask the knicks to pick up the tab. this is one way to show up to work. two members of the new york mets come to spring training on horseback. the mets already have a lot of horsepower with one of the best pitching rotations in the game. an eastern iowa teenager has a night to remember on national tv.
poppe from clarksville beat out 40-thousand others to be 1 of 95 to audition in front of the celebrity judges -- on n-b-c's the voice. she had a few laughs after her maddie poppe, 17, from clarksville, iowa." "iowa, iowa" clarksville, iowa." important to her, her roots. i am glad she stuck to that." maddie "i never ever thought it would happen to me and it still doesn't feel real. it doesn't feel like it happened." for now - -maddie is focused on graduating, but isn't giving up the dream just yet. it's you're watching today in iowa on k-
numbers for you this morning. and the front plate debate. iowa lawmakers are considering a change which would help some car lovers...but police aren't thrilled about the idea. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is . good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist is here now with your storm track seven forecast. brr... it is cold this morning... temps are in the single digits and teens and have even dropped below zero in some light winds... one of the reasons we are so cold. the other is that we have clear skies over new snow (in the north). we will track through this afternoon. highs will stay below normal